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Leamington C&AC’s Williamson leads England team to cross-country gold

Leamington C&AC’s Monica Williamson led the England team to W55 success at the 30th running of the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International in Derry, Northern Ireland.

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Natalie Bhangal, pictured with her daughters who took part in the fun run, at the Raceways Autumn Shakespeare.

Bhangal goes down in history as final winner at Long Marston

Leamington C&AC’s Natalie Bhangal created history with victory in the ladies’ half-marathon at the final running of the Raceways Autumn Shakespeare.

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Leamington C&AC's fourth-placed ladies' team. Pictures submitted

Leamington more than hold their own among cross-country elite

Leamington C&AC’s men’s and women’s teams were not daunted by their step ups to Division One, finishing seventh and fourth on the opening days of their respective cross-country leagues.

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Phil Gould catches his breath at the end of the Dovedale Dash. Picture submitted

The Goulds revel in the mud, with Phil leading the family home at Dovedale

The wet weather caused problems with the 64th Dovedale Dash on Sunday.

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Rugby Half Marathon win shows Siggers is getting back to his best

Kenilworth Runners’ Andy Siggers showed he is getting back to form by winning the Rugby Half Marathon on Sunday in a time of 73min 46sec.

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Kenilworth Runners cross-country team. Picture submitted

Gibbs leads Kenilworth ladies to Midland fourth

Kenilworth Runners’ ladies had an excellent day at the Midland Counties Cross-Country Championships at Aldersley Village, Wolverhampton.

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David Leadley on his way to a sub three-hour run at the Great Birmingham Run International Marathon. Picture submitted

Leadley leads Kenilworth home with top-50 finish in Birmingham

Kenilworth Runners’ David Leadley finished an excellent 50th in the inaugural Great Birmingham Run International Marathon on Sunday in a time of 2hr 58min 25sec.

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Aamena Patel receives her medal and voucher from David Moorcroft. Picture submitted

Leamington parkrun has 100,000 reasons to celebrate thanks to Patel

Leamington parkrun celebrated its 100,000th completed run at Newbold Comyn on Saturday, with Aamena Patel bringing up the milestone.

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Dave Pettifer helped England to victory over a combined Celtic team.

England vest inspires Pettifer to a sub-3:30 run at Chester

Kenilworth Runners’ Dave Pettifer, making his international debut for England, was pleased with his third place in the V65 International competition held within the Chester Marathon on Sunday.

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Sue Harrison prepares to take on the 50k.

Harrison ‘proud’ of Chinese 50k run despite just missing out on the podium

Leamington C&AC’s Sue Harrison finished fourth woman at the Fuxian Lake 50k International Invitational Road Race in Yunnan, China on Saturday.

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Runners head off at the start of the Rugby 10 with eventual winner Paul Andrew (205) to the fore. Picture: Bryan Acford

Worldy of a run from V70 Copson as Andrew maintains his winning form

Sunday’s Rugby 10 mile road race featured a new world best time for 70-year-old Angela Copson, who broke the previous record by over two minutes.

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Greg West (21) finished a fine third at the Stratford Big 10k. Picture: yourraceday.co.uk

Big performance from Leamington nets team prize

Leamington C&AC’s men produced a strong performance at the Stratford Big 10k on Sunday to capture the team prize.

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Paul Andrews closes in on victory. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Andrew notches a hat-trick of wins at the Kenilworth Half Marathon

Leamington C&AC’s Paul Andrew completed a hat-trick of wins at the Kenilworth Half Marathon on Sunday.

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Connor Carson and Andrew Siggers celebrate their Race The Train runs.

Siggers and Carson steam well clear of the train in mid Wales

There were some fine performances from Kenilworth Runners in the 34th Race the Train multi-terrain 14 mile race in mid Wales.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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The Kenilworth Runners contingent, who made up nearly a fifth of the finishers at the Brat 5k in Rowheath. Picture submitted

Kenilworth Runners’ women team up to overhaul local rivals Spa Striders

Kenilworth Runners made up 48 of the 268 finishers in the BRAT Rowheath 5k, the ninth race in the Warwickshire Road Race League (WRRL).

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Mel Venables, Carolyn Wilkinson and Susie Tawney with their Hooky 6 prizes. Picture submitted

Venables and Wilkinson claim points and prizes for Striders

Ten Spa Striders travelled to Hook Norton on Sunday to take part in the Hooky 6, a two-lap undulating race around the outskirts of the village.

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Laura Pettifer approaches the finish at the Summer Shakespeare 10k. Picture submitted

In-form Pettifer claims her third win in a month at Shakespeare 10k

Kenilworth Runners’ Laura Pettifer produced a blistering finish in the Summer Shakespeare 10k at Long Marston Airfield on Saturday to finish first lady in a time of 42min 24sec.

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Leamington C&AC's Paul Andrew, Dave Mulvee and Callum Hanlon are prominent at the Stratford Summer Six, along with Kenilworth Runners' Matt Elkington.

Pettifer sees off the challenge of Daniels to clinch Summer Six

Kenilworth Runners’ Laura Pettifer continued her recent good form, finishing first lady in the Stratford Summer Six, the eighth race in the 2017 Warwickshire Road Race League.

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Paul Andrew tucks in behind the early leaders at the Northbrook 10k, with eventual winner Alistair Smith (409) further back.  Picture: Tim Nunan

High fives for Smith and pats on the back all-round for C&AC’s Andrew

Leamington C&AC’s Paul Andrew claimed a fine runners-up spot at the Northbrook 10k last Sunday, the latest event in the Warwickshire Road Race League.

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